John Hunton's Diary; Five Volumes. L. G. "Pat" Flannery.

John Hunton's Diary; Five Volumes

Lingle, WY: L. G. Flannery, 1956. First Numbered Edition. Card stock covers coated with faux suede. Vol 1-3 are of a darker shade of brown than 4-5. 6" x 4.5", pp. 1 - 134 [287], Numbered copies are 253 / 110 / 59 / 135 / 32 of 1500 copies, published 1956 - 1964, the last volume published posthomously by his wife, Vol. 1 has fine, intact fold-out map. This is a collectible set of these books, appearantly unread, no dirt, blemishes or folded spines or cover. They are from the Gloria Grace Griffen American West Collection at the Univ. of Nevada Reno as identified by attractive bookplate affixed to FE. Griffen was a historian of the Great Basin and professor / lecturer at multiple noted universities. She contributed five biographies and many well researched papers to the anthology of Western American history.

L. G. "Pat" Flannery (1894-1964) was a rancher, newspaper editor, WW veteran and loyal political administrator, though never held public office. He retired on the land of his old friend, Hunton, and committed his final years to editing his diary. Fine. Item #1392

"This is the last of my elk hunt during the Christmas season of 1875. During all the time we were out, hostile Indians were bad and we were in danger of being attacked at any time, but fortunately we escaped molestation by them." (p 117, V 1).

Price: $225.00

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